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Jul 24, 2014
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Bruins coach Claude Julien suggested that Loui Eriksson will help fill the void left by Jarome Iginla.
Big Bad Blog | WEEI Jul 25, 2014

Bruins seem comfortable with idea of Loui Eriksson on top line

Bruins fans should prepare for Loui Eriksson on the first line next season. Speaking to the media for the first time this summer, Claude Julien reiterated on Thursday’€™s conference call what’€™s already been said by Peter Chiarelli this summer: The team is confident that Eriksson is a viable replacement for the departed Jarome Iginla to […]

Julien has top-line hopes for Eriksson

BOSTON -- After Jarome Iginla signed a three-year, $16 million deal with the Colorado Avalanche at the start of the free-agent period on July 1, the Bruins suddenly had a vacancy at right wing on their top line. General manager Peter Chiarelli quickly endorsed Loui Eriksson for that role to play alongside center David Krejci and left wing Milan Lucic. Eriksson brings a different skill set than Iginla did, but Chiarelli is convinced Eriksson can handle it.

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